Saturday, May 29, 2004

Voter initiative under attack


The voters in Wyoming will very likely throw these two bums out.

I think they've all got copies of the same rulebook.

Two years ago, two career politicians in Montana -- a
Democratic senator and a Republican senator -- filed
an "emergency" lawsuit against Montana's term limits
law. This was some ten years after voters had passed

The Montana lawsuit failed, but now the Wyoming
Supreme Court has ruled 5-0 to outlaw the statutory
term limits which Wyoming voters had passed in 1992
by a whopping 77 percent majority.

As in Montana, the Wyoming lawsuit was filed by two
state legislators, a Democrat and a Republican, about
to be termed out of office. Yep. Politicians are
always cheerfully bipartisan when their entrenched
incumbency is at stake.

The pair claimed that the voters' exercise of the
right of citizen initiative was "unconstitutional."
Even though it was exercised just as it was intended
to be exercised -- as a curb of the arrogance and
excess of officeholders refusing to listen to their
own constituents.

Fortunately, not all Wyoming legislators are so
cynical. After the decision, Representative Becket
Hinckley of Cheyenne immediately proposed a
constitutional amendment to impose term limits once
again. If passed, such an amendment could not be
unilaterally weakened by the career politicians (who
had already stretched a six-year limit to a 12-year
limit). And such an amendment could not be
unilaterally revoked by the court, either.

Let's keep our fingers crossed. The battle ahead is
going to be a tough one, but in previous fights with
their legislators, Wyoming voters have proven they
don't give in easily.

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Friday, May 28, 2004

This State Is Hostile to Rich People

If you want to be wealthy and enjoy the fruit of your labor, don't live in Rhode Island. According to Bloomberg Wealth Manager magazine, a monthly publication for financial planners and investment advisers, the country's smallest state is also the country's most wealth-hostile state. Why? Rhode Island will nickel-and-dime your money right out of your bank account in high taxes aimed especially at the rich. Other states that are noted for being "wealth-hostile" are Wisconsin, New York, Vermont, and Nebraska.

Where do you want to live if you're rich? Wyoming. It has been named the wealth-friendliest state when it comes to keeping the rich rich. According to the editors of Bloomberg Wealth Manager magazine, Wyoming kept "the wealth in the hands of the breadwinners, not the state government." And that's not likely to change soon. Wyoming actually has projected a state budget surplus of $1 billion over the next two years. Other states that earned high marks for "wealth-friendliness": Nevada, Tennessee, Alabama, and Alaska.

Wealth-friendliness was determined based on the impact of state taxes on salary, real estate, personal property, and retirement assets for four hypothetical families. In addition, the editors ran exhaustive research on tax codes and effects in each state. The results vividly demonstrate how tax bite can vary from state to state--and how each state's burden can change depending on the nature of one's assets. "For example, the identical set of financial parameters that generated a tax bill of $7,259 last year in tax-friendly Wyoming could have cost a family $56,419 in tax-hell Rhode Island," write the editors.

Thanks to wmconnect news

Thursday, May 27, 2004

Why I am voting the way I am voting.

Do you people realize that under the Reagan and Bush administrations crime decreased and freedom increased, but under the 8 years of the Clinton administration crime increased and freedoms decreased. I wouldn't vote for a lemoncrats if they were the only party on the ballot.

I think if that were the case I would write in Jesus Christ(Better than Mr Potato head).


Do you people know in previous presidential election campaigns, the number of times the three news media companies ABC,NBC and CBS were right about who was ahead in the polls? Exactly squat. Not once were they correct.

Second question I have is have you people ever taken a poll from one of these companies? I have. It gave me a knew insight into the word unscientific. The questions were all slanted. I started to answer the questions and then abruptly refused to finish the poll. I could see that what they were asking for had nothing to do with reality. Of course that was somewhere around 7 to 8 years ago so I don't even remember the questions.

Wednesday, May 26, 2004

An example of the state of mind of our youth today

A Bizarre Secret Princeton Wants to Hide

Since March, 10 students attending the prestigious Princeton University have been arrested for shoplifting from an area store, reports The Associated Press of a published report in The Times of Trenton. The university refuses to comment or acknowledge the incidents, which has led municipal prosecutor Marc Citron to tell The Times of Trenton that the shoplifting is the university's "little secret."

"Everybody wants to hide it," declared Citron. "Nobody wants to think that a Princeton University student, a future secretary of state...would dare to commit a shoplifting." The items swiped include razor blades, cosmetics, sushi, and clothing. They were taken from the Princeton University Store, which is part bookstore and part convenience store and is independent from the university. Recently installed security cameras led to the arrests. The students were charged with misdemeanors, notes AP. !

Until now, Citron said he knew of two reasons why people would shoplift: They steal to buy drugs or they have psychological problems. Now he has a third reason. Citron told AP, "And No. 3 is the Princeton University student, and I am not quite sure what category they fall into. What troubles me is that some of the students feel that they are so privileged, that they have the privilege (to steal)." The students have not even been apologetic in their court appearances, he said.


Like I keep saying. The youth of our day are not getting the proper upbringing at home which armours our kids against this sort of behavior.
Our children are a blank slate and what we write on the chalk board of their lives is paramount to the success of the next generation. And for this Generation which we may have to rely upon them for our sustenance and economic health as a nation it is tantamount to national suicide, to not say the things that they need to hear. Such as: Thou shalt not steal. Respect other peoples property and lives. be good to your neighbor as you would be good to yourself. If we don't properly indoctrinate our children in the area of being a good honest, upright, forthright child we can expect to be rewarded by a generation that does not appreciate the sacrifice we made to bring them into the world and they will take for granted the lives that they have and they will destroy the foundation of the nation which we have created that shelters and protects them for the sake of their children.

If I were an employer I would want this very kind of employee because they are more productive than a liar, cheater, and thief who is just sitting thier trying to figure out how they are can rip off the company they work for. If Enron would have had a company filled top to bottom with these kind of people there would have been no Enron debacle.

courtesy of wmconnect

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

Thomas Sewell.

I'll let this one speak for itself. WAAA HOOO!

Federal Income Taxes are unconstitutional

Here is a site and an article concerning some rumors that I have been hearing lately.

One of the rumors that I have heard is that the 16th amendment was not ratified. The other one now is that the Federal government is not apportioning the taxes collected properly. Another apparent conflict is that the 16th amendment looks to conflict with the original constitution.

I think these are valid arguments concerning my discourse about the fact that the Federal Government has not been following the constitution for over one hundred years and that may explain the reason why people have an underlying disrespect for our Government and country as a whole. I don't care how much people are lied to there is a point of discomfort with what our government is doing that goes beyond describing.
I have no doubts that this is a root cause of G.B. having such a hard time with his efforts. Not that the people have any reason to doubt his desires but that he is not giving the things of the constitution proper attention and redress concerning the correct authorization and use of power by our Government. The people are right to feel that the Government we have today is not built on a rock solid foundation but on shifting sand so to speak and as such people though probably financially secure are not secure in any of their social life.

Funny thing about it people are exacerbating their insecurities by accumulating an ever increasing amount of debt. Maybe the pundits of old were right in the fact that the masses are like a herd animal being led to a slaughter. With that I give a hearty HA HA, I told you so. Don't ask me to join y'all , that's all your own problems.

Many many times I have heard people say that they just don't know what the future may bring. I don't blame them when they are whipsawed back and forth between liberal dumbocrats and Republicans. By the way it is the blindocrats that got the 16th amendment passed and are the main offenders of the constitution as if we didn't already know that, and I have no doubts that Kerry, if he was to win would continue to insult the very document that would have gotten him the job in the most powerful nation in the world.
Here is another dichotomy. How can the U.S.A. profess it's ideals of Republic when it itself is not following it's own advice?

Like I said people even though they may not have a conscious knowledge of what's going on, somewhere in their subconscious they know that things aren't right. So until another Ronald Reagan comes along and spells out what he is going to do and then does it or tries to do it, it won't matter whether it's a Demoncrat or a Republican in office they will experience (in the words of the great King James I and IV)nuthin but trouble.

Anyway here is an excerpt and a link to the article site. I think you may find it enlightening

FACT #10: Congress passed an Act in 1894 to impose a tax on the incomes of citizens and resident aliens of the United States. The constitutionality of the Act was challenged in 1895 and the Supreme Court said that the law was UNCONSTITUTIONAL because it was a DIRECT TAX that was not apportioned as the Constitution required. (see Pollock v. Farmer's Loan & Trust Co., 157 US 429 [1895]).

Monday, May 24, 2004

The parable of the Lambs and the goats.

The Demoncrats symbol should not be a jackass but a goat. Though they say they by their liberal ideals support the very things that these verses describe I have yet to see them bear fruit. In fact they have born nothing but thorns. Mat 7:16 Ye shall know them by their fruits. Do men gather grapes of thorns, or figs of thistles?
In fact, I don't see them doing anything remotely like this. The only peoples I see doing these things regularly, and consistantly are the Christians.

Mat 25:31 When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all the holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory:
Mat 25:32 And before him shall be gathered all nations: and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats:
Mat 25:33 And he shall set the sheep on his right hand, but the goats on the left.
Mat 25:34 Then shall the King say unto them on his right hand, Come, ye blessed of my Father, inherit the kingdom prepared for you from the foundation of the world:
Mat 25:35 For I was hungry, and ye gave me meat: I was thirsty, and ye gave me drink: I was a stranger, and ye took me in:
Mat 25:36 Naked, and ye clothed me: I was sick, and ye visited me: I was in prison, and ye came unto me.
Mat 25:37 Then shall the righteous answer him, saying, Lord, when saw we thee hungry, and fed thee? or thirsty, and gave thee drink?
Mat 25:38 When saw we thee a stranger, and took thee in? or naked, and clothed thee?
Mat 25:39 Or when saw we thee sick, or in prison, and came unto thee?
Mat 25:40 And the King shall answer and say unto them, Verily I say unto you, Inasmuch as, ye have done it unto one of the least of these my brethren, ye have done it unto me.
Mat 25:41 Then shall he say also unto them on the left hand, Depart from me, ye cursed, into everlasting fire, prepared for the devil and his angels:

Sunday, May 23, 2004


A truth motivated person must be merciless in order to convey the truth otherwise that person does absolutely no one any good. They would never tell anyone what they need to hear. And sometimes what a person needs to hear profoundly improves their lives.

The Demoncrats are not a truth motivated organization. They never tell people what they need to hear they only tell people what the demoncrats want people to hear.